Program Details

Fundacion CasAyuda – Centro De Apoyo Al Nino Y Joven Discapacitado Fisico Y Sensorial


  • Start Date 2017-01-11
  • End Date: 2018-01-10

  • Location: Comayagua

“Fundación CasAyuda – Centro de Apoyo al Niño y Joven Discapacitado Físico y Sensorial (Support Center to the Child and Youth with Physical and Sensorial Handicap)” is a private, non-profit, institution that develops programs and projects entailed to improve the life conditions of the children and youths with handicaps, forming values and principles (based on the belief in God) that dignify them as a person and foment their self-esteem, also empowering their skills.
 

The people with whom Fundación CasAyuda works with are children and youths with cerebral palsy, deafness, mental retardation, learning problems, hearing impairment, consequences of spina bifida and down syndrome. However, half of the classes are composed of deaf children and youths. The  enter supports approximately 90 children and youths.


Fundación CasAyuda’s vision is to be the pioneer institution in search of the integration of the person with handicap, promoting the implementation of his/her knowledge, having an independent life.


Accomodation:

Living with a host family


Activities:

Fundación CasAyuda's regular activities are developed through three main programs, which are:

  • Center of Integral Education: separated in an area of sign language and an area of special education.
  • Boarding school for deaf children.
  • Support program to the handicapped child or youth.

Requirement:
  • Age: Older than 18 years old.
  • Gender: Indifferent.
  • Language: Spanish. But, some of the previous volunteers that have worked and lived in the center at the beginning did not have a fluent Spanish, but with time managed to learn it and communicate eficiently.
  • Studies: None in particular. Although knowing sign language and therapy skills are useful.
  • Abilities and Attitudes: Be determined and motivated to work with handicapped persons, initiative, patience.
  • Religion: Indifferent.

How to get there?
Terminal: Tegucigalpa / Toncontin
International Airport: Tegucigalpa / Toncontin
Domestic Airport: Tegucigalpa / Toncontin


Others:

6 months- 1.900,00 EUR

12 months- 2.500,00 EUR